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Brain cryer
Brain cryer
16:27 08 Oct 19
Dr. Reddy has been very helpful. He is very considerate. He listened to my problem and suggested best possible treatments. He is a thorough professional and treated me with utmost care. What else do we expect from a dentist. I am going to be a regular from now for his consult. Thank you Dr. Reddy
Azad Memon
Azad Memon
20:35 04 Oct 19
I went in because I was trying to find a dentist to transfer my Invisalign case to, since I recently moved. Dr Amelia came off as competent and knowledgeable and she seemed to getting care that I was happy with the end results of my treatment. I'll definitely be considering continuing my treatment with her.
Melanie Peralta
Melanie Peralta
22:05 12 Sep 19
The administrative and dental staff are wonderful. I have been going there for the last 19 years. There expertise have helped to maintain my smile. I highly recommend them.
Elaine Ruz
Elaine Ruz
12:39 14 Aug 19
Dr. Chan is by far the best dentist I’ve ever had. She is so friendly and kind that my 3 and 6 year-old-kids finally enjoyed going to a dentist. The front desk staff and hygienists are incredibly nice and they make it very clear customer satisfaction is the number one priority for them. I highly recommend Dr. Chan and associates to all my friends and patients.
Emily English
Emily English
22:41 24 Apr 19
Great dentist! I really appreciated the treatment coordinator Marsha. She walked me through how my appointments would work and the costs and it made me feel very comfortable. The space was clean & the staff was nice. It’s a big office so they can do anything you need on the premises. I will keep going there from now on!
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Brain cryer
Brain cryer
16:27 08 Oct 19
Dr. Reddy has been very helpful. He is very considerate. He listened to my problem and suggested best possible treatments. He is a thorough professional and treated me with utmost care. What else do we expect from a dentist. I am going to be a regular from now for his consult. Thank you Dr. Reddy
Azad Memon
Azad Memon
20:35 04 Oct 19
I went in because I was trying to find a dentist to transfer my Invisalign case to, since I recently moved. Dr Amelia came off as competent and knowledgeable and she seemed to getting care that I was happy with the end results of my treatment. I'll definitely be considering continuing my treatment with her.
Melanie Peralta
Melanie Peralta
22:05 12 Sep 19
The administrative and dental staff are wonderful. I have been going there for the last 19 years. There expertise have helped to maintain my smile. I highly recommend them.
Elaine Ruz
Elaine Ruz
12:39 14 Aug 19
Dr. Chan is by far the best dentist I’ve ever had. She is so friendly and kind that my 3 and 6 year-old-kids finally enjoyed going to a dentist. The front desk staff and hygienists are incredibly nice and they make it very clear customer satisfaction is the number one priority for them. I highly recommend Dr. Chan and associates to all my friends and patients.
Emily English
Emily English
22:41 24 Apr 19
Great dentist! I really appreciated the treatment coordinator Marsha. She walked me through how my appointments would work and the costs and it made me feel very comfortable. The space was clean & the staff was nice. It’s a big office so they can do anything you need on the premises. I will keep going there from now on!
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dental X-ray helps dentists examine a patient’s teeth. It assists dental practitioners in preventing and treating possible mouth problems before these become serious health issues. Teeth and bones absorb the radiation emitted by the X-ray and then it reaches the gums.

Some dentists from Toronto dental clinic use dental X-rays for the following reasons:

  • Examining cavities
  • Checking teeth roots
  • Assess gum problems and other diseases
  • Observe the growing teeth

Types of dental X-ray

Dental X-ray consists of two (2) primary types: intraoral and extraoral.

Intraoral

Dentists find this the most common X-ray and more informative about the internal aspect of the mouth. These are the three (3) types of intraoral X-ray.

Bitewings

This features the crowns at the rear of the mouth. Patients bite down on a wing-shaped gadget that keeps the film in place. Dentists from Toronto dental clinic use this to examine and look for decay.

Periapical

It exhibits the entirety of each tooth. Dentists see the full length of the tooth spanning from its crown to its root.

Occlusal

This type of dental X-ray is required among children. Dentists see how their teeth develop in the mouth. One X-ray exhibits either lower or upper jaw and includes the child’s almost full arch of teeth.

Extraoral

This shows the entire teeth and provides information on the patient’s jaw. Here are the three (3) types of extraoral X-ray.

Panoramic

This type shows the entire mouth through a single X-ray. Dentists from Toronto dental clinic see all the teeth in the upper and lower jaws of their patients. A panoramic X-ray helps dentists check the growth of wisdom teeth.

Cephalometric projections

This type aids dentists to know the right orthodontic treatment that their patients need. It shows the entire side of the patient’s head.

Cone-beam computed tomography

Dentists require this type of X-ray if the patient needs to undergo a dental implant procedure. This guides the dentists in choosing the implant and location.

Standard computed tomography

Dentists require this from patients especially if they need to know the location and size of the dental implants. This emits higher amounts of radiation than the cone-beam CT.

When patients learn about different types of dental X-ray, it helps them understand what’s happening in their teeth.

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